Investigation Continues In Morgan County Officer Involved Shooting Death
An officer-involved shooting on Saturday morning resulted in the death of a male suspect who had been burglarizing a property. The incident occurred at the intersection of Fairgrounds Road and Mystical Lane in Morgan County. The unnamed suspect fired at Deputy Sheriffs, who then returned fire, striking the suspect multiple times. Emergency Medical Personnel were contacted, but the suspect was pronounced dead at the scene. The deputies were unharmed. Following department policy, the Pettis County Sheriff’s Office was asked to conduct an independent investigation, and the deputies involved were placed on administrative leave. The investigation is ongoing.